C-SPAN Schedule

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7:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. Open Phones Viewers commented on their optimism or pessimism about the economy.
At the end of the program ...
Viewers commented on their optimism or pessimism about the economy.
At the end of the program a clip was show of former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle’s remarks at the funeral of 1972 Democratic presidential candidate and former South Dakoa Senator George McGovern.
6:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 57 min. George McGovern Funeral Service A funeral service for former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) was held in the Mary W. Sommervold ... A funeral service for former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) was held in the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He died on October 17, 2012, at the age of 90. The service included music, slides shows, and many tributes to the former senator who was a decorated World War II bomber pilot, the 1972 Democratic Party nominee for president, and creator of the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs. The creator of the modern food-stamp program, he was the United Nations ambassador for world hunger and the 2008 recipient of the World Food Prize. 5:57 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 2 min. U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations Ambassadors John Smith and Mohammed Alhussaini Alsharif talked about the state of U.S.-Saudi ... Ambassadors John Smith and Mohammed Alhussaini Alsharif talked about the state of U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations. Ambassador Smith talked about moderate reforms taking place in the country after the Arab Spring including changes to the judicial system, increasing investments in education, and creating what the ambassador called “a real sense of accountability” to the people in the country. 
The 21st Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference was held by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.
7:48 am ET Approx. 40 min. LIVE Ground Games of the Obama and Romney Campaigns ; Molly Ball talked about the “ground games” of the Obama and Romney campaigns around ... Molly Ball talked about the “ground games” of the Obama and Romney campaigns around the country, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. "Ground games" refer to candidates' field offices, campaign volunteers, and voter contacts. She discussed political campaigns use of “targeted” voter data, and compared the candidates' field offices. She said that Obama campaign offices were very standardized and “almost like a Starbucks or a McDonald’s, a franchise operation,” while Governor Romney’s offices were run by the Republican National Committee and tended to have more information on local candidates. 8:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. Book Discussion on 1812 Author Nicole Eustace, history professor at New York University, discusses her book, 1812: War ... Author Nicole Eustace, history professor at New York University, discusses her book, 1812: War and the Passions of Patriotism, in which she examines the affect the War of 1812 had on American politics and patriotism. She reported that the end of the three-year War resulted in the “era of good feelings,” marked by diffused partisanship and greater nationalism. Nicole Eustace spoke at the David Library of the American Revolution in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania. 7:02 am ET Approx. 57 min. New Mexico Senate Debate Candidates for New Mexico’s Senate seat, Representative Martin Heinrich (D) and former ... Candidates for New Mexico’s Senate seat, Representative Martin Heinrich (D) and former Representative Heather Wilson (R) debated campaign issues in their final debate at Sandia High School in Albuquerque. 
Courtesy of KOB-TV.
8:32 am ET Approx. 41 min. North Carolina and the 2012 Election ; Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the ... Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the 2012 presidential election. Among other topics Mr. Christensen discussed the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state and key issues for North Carolina voters, and he also answered viewer questions.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part four of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
9:08 am ET Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 10-25-12 A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. 8:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Betsy Wade Oral History Interview ; Betsy Wade talked about her life and career. She was the first woman copy reader ever hired ... Betsy Wade talked about her life and career. She was the first woman copy reader ever hired by The New York Times, the first woman chief copy editor on the foreign desk, and the writer of the “Practical Traveler” column for 14 years. She was also the first woman to serve as president of the New York local of the Newspaper Guild, and, under her married name, the named plaintiff in the landmark sex discrimination lawsuit suit Boylan et al. v. The New York Times.
This oral history interview was conducted by Mary Marshall Clark on May 21, 1994, for the Washington Press Club Foundation as part of its oral history project “Women in Journalism.” The interview was conducted in the home of Betsy Wade in New York City.
9:16 am ET Approx. 17 min. Democratic Efforts in North Carolina ; Aisha Dew discussed the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina its overall role as ... Aisha Dew discussed the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina its overall role as a “swing state,” and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. She also discussed unemployment in the state, key issues for North Carolina voters, what to watch for on election night in Mecklenburg County, and what her group was doing to energize Democratic voters in North Carolina. 
Only audio of Ms. Dew’s appearance was available due to technical issues with the video feed from Charlotte.
9:13 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Book Releases 10/27 A list of new books being released October 27, 2012. A list of new books being released October 27, 2012. 9:13 am ET Approx. 47 min. Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Jewish Community ; Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, looked at President ... Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, looked at President Franklin Roosevelt’s relationship with the American Jewish community, and efforts by Jewish leaders to influence administration policy during the Nazi era. The Wyman Institute at Fordham University in New York City hosted this event. He responded to questions from the audience.
9:35 am ET Approx. 24 min. Republican Efforts in North Carolina ; Gideon Moore talked about the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina and its ... Gideon Moore talked about the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina and its overall role as a “swing state,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.*He also discussed unemployment in the state, key issues for North Carolina voters, what to watch for on election night in Mecklenburg County.
Only audio of Mr. Moore’s appearance was available due to technical issues with the video feed.
9:15 am ET Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had In his book, actor Tony Danza recounts the year he spent teaching 10th grade English in ... In his book, actor Tony Danza recounts the year he spent teaching 10th grade English in Philadelphia’s largest high school. The author, who before becoming an actor had wanted to be a teacher, recalls the initial troubles he had engaging his students and his later breakthroughs. Mr. Danza responded to questions from members of the audience at the Philadelphia Free Library. 10:00 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. History of the House of Representatives ; Walter Oleszek talked about the founders' intentions for the House of Representatives and the ... Walter Oleszek talked about the founders' intentions for the House of Representatives and the evolution of the institution. The House was originally the only part of the national government directly elected by the people. Mr. Oleszek examined the changes in te House and how it reflects popular political views. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Voice of the People: The House of Representatives” was part of the series "...In Congress Assembled": The Roots and Evolution of Today’s Congress, held by the Smithsonian Associates in the Ripley Center.
10:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. Presidential Election News Coverage Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Candy Crowley talked about their experiences covering presidential ... Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Candy Crowley talked about their experiences covering presidential campaigns and the 2012 campaign. Topics included the importance to voters of the conventions, ads, and debates. Video clips from PBS were shown, and the panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. Jim Duff moderated.
The previous week, Cancy Crowley became the first woman to moderate a presidential debate since 1992, although Gwen Ifill moderated the 2004 and 2008 vice-presidential debates as did Judy Woodruff in 1988. In 2012 Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff became the first all-female team to anchor a network’s Republican and Democratic National Convention coverage.
“Campaign 2012 Coverage: Breaking New Ground” was a program of the Bipartisan Policy Center held in the Annenberg Theater of the Newseum.
10:00 am ET Approx. 54 min. Book Discussion on The Warrior's Heart Eric Greitens talked about his book, The Warrior’s Heart, an adaptation of his memoir ... Eric Greitens talked about his book, The Warrior’s Heart, an adaptation of his memoir about becoming a Navy SEAL written for young adults. He talked about his experiences in both humanitarian missions and warfare, and spoke about personal character development. He responded to questions from the audience at the Maryville University Auditorium in St. Louis, Missouri. 12:00 pm ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Stolen Glory ; Dr. Fisher discussed his new book, Stolen Glory: The McKinley Assassination, published ... Dr. Fisher discussed his new book, Stolen Glory: The McKinley Assassination, published by Alamar Books. In the book, the author chronicles the events leading up to the assassination of former President William McKinley and examines the medical evidence to determine whether McKinley could have been saved using today’s medical technology. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience.
11:14 am ET Approx. 15 min. Ann Romney at Campaign Event in St. Augustine, Florida Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a “Women for ... Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a “Women for Mitt” campaign event in Florida. She talked briefly about how women have been affected in the past four years, saying more women than men have lost their jobs and gone into poverty. She then spoke about her husband’s character and record.
Ann Romney was accompanied by some of her grandchildren at this event at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center in St. Augustine, Florida.
11:00 am ET Approx. 47 min. LIVE Book Discussion on American Tapestry ; Author Rachel L. Swarns discussed her book American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, ... Author Rachel L. Swarns discussed her book American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama, in which she examined the people who made up Mrs. Obama’s family tree. She responded to questions from the audience. 12:45 pm ET Approx. 10 min. The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense ; Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the ... Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship that took part in the Penobscot Expedition in 1779. The expedition was considered the worst U.S. naval defeat until Pearl Harbor. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:31 am ET Approx. 7 min. Wisconsin and the 2012 Election ; Craig Gilbert talked about Wisconsin as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential ... Craig Gilbert talked about Wisconsin as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included polling data, the impact of the state’s U.S. Representative Paul Ryan selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate, and the recall election of Governor Scott Walker.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.
This was part three of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
11:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 10-25-12 A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. 1:00 pm ET Approx. 48 min. Wounded Knee 1973, Forty Years Later In February 1973, Oglala Lakota Indians and members of the American Indian Movement seized and ... In February 1973, Oglala Lakota Indians and members of the American Indian Movement seized and occupied the town of Wounded Knee, South Dakota. For the next few months hostilities ensued, resulting in both Native American and U.S. officials' deaths. Russell Means, an Oglala Sioux activist, was indicted on charges related to the event but was never convicted. 
Next on American History TV, Mr. Means speaks about his experiences at Wounded Knee as well as the history of Native Americans in the U.S., specifically his personal struggles with the American government. Russell Means is also a film and television actor and has published an autobiography titled, Where White Men Fear to Tread. This hour and twenty minute program was hosted by the Center for Western Studies at Augustana College.
11:39 am ET Approx. 14 min. Ground Games of the Obama and Romney Campaigns ; Molly Ball talked about the “ground games” of the Obama and Romney campaigns around ... Molly Ball talked about the “ground games” of the Obama and Romney campaigns around the country, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. "Ground games" refer to candidates' field offices, campaign volunteers, and voter contacts. She discussed political campaigns use of “targeted” voter data, and compared the candidates' field offices. She said that Obama campaign offices were very standardized and “almost like a Starbucks or a McDonald’s, a franchise operation,” while Governor Romney’s offices were run by the Republican National Committee and tended to have more information on local candidates. 11:58 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Book Releases 10/27 A list of new books being released October 27, 2012. A list of new books being released October 27, 2012. 1:50 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Massachusetts Maritime History ; Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort ... Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort Sewall in Marblehead, Massachusetts; the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and Custom House; and the Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial.
These stops on the Presidents and Patriots Historical Tours' nine-day “New England by the Sea: Whales, Witches & Writers” tour were on October 7 and 8, 2011.
11:54 am ET Approx. 25 min. LIVE Paul Ryan Campaign Event in Zanesville, OH ; Vice-presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at a Romney presidential ... Vice-presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at a Romney presidential campaign event at Zanesville High School in Zanesville, Ohio. Representative Ryan talked about the economy and jobs, and suggested that President Obama should have accomplished more by now.
The program was interrupted twice by technical difficulties.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Exit Interview ; David Westin, the former president of ABC News, discussed his book Exit Interview, in which ... David Westin, the former president of ABC News, discussed his book Exit Interview, in which he examined how America’s news was researched and reported. The book related behind-the-scenes experiences while covering events such as President Clinton’s impeachment, the 2000 election recount, the 9/11 attacks, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the economic crisis of 2008. He responded to questions from the audience. 1:59 pm ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Richard Gilder & Lewis Lehrman ; ; Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman were interviewed about their collection of historical documents ... Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman were interviewed about their collection of historical documents from early U.S. history through modern times. They talked about their collaboration in historical education and preservation, resources for research in American history, and educational programs conducted by the Institute for American History. 
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, founded in 1994, is located in New York City and is dedicated to the study of American history. The interview was conducted in a studio at Pace University in New York City.
12:20 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. 2012 Election Forecast Charlie Cook and Amy Walter talked about the 2012 presidential election as well as some of the key ... Charlie Cook and Amy Walter talked about the 2012 presidential election as well as some of the key congressional races. They also discussed the congressional lame duck session. Charlie Cook said despite Mitt Romney’s momentum since the first presidential debate with President Obama, he “hasn’t closed the sale.” Amy Walter in her comments said that the president has a slight edge in the electoral college. 1:01 pm ET Approx. 43 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Pity the Billionaire ; Author Thomas Frank talked about his book, Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the ... Author Thomas Frank talked about his book, Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right, in which he looks at the correlation between the poor economy and the revival of conservatism. He also responded to questions from members of the audience. 3:00 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Early American Politics ; The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library ... The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas. American History TV visited the library to look at their early American political collection, including ballots, cartoons and party newspapers.
This program contains language which some people may find offensive.
1:44 pm ET Approx. 49 min. Women and the 2012 Election ; Marcia Greenberger, founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center talked about ... Marcia Greenberger, founder and co-president of the National Women’s Law Center talked about the role of women in the 2012 election. Among the topics addressed were education and employment, health and reproductive rights, and family economic security. She responded to questions from the audience. 1:44 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 10-25-12 A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. 3:30 pm ET Approx. 58 min. Life and Career of Chester A. Arthur Zachary Karabell examined Chester Alan Arthur, who was propelled into the presidency by the ... Zachary Karabell examined Chester Alan Arthur, who was propelled into the presidency by the assassination of James Garfield and turned his back on the patronage system that had nurtured him. Mr. Karabell argued that in creating a professional civil service he set America on a course toward even greater reforms in the decades to come. Mr. Karabell responded to questions from members of the audience at the Kansas City Public Library in Kansas City, Missouri. The event is part of the “Hail to the Chiefs” series on the American Presidency co-presented by the Kansas City Public Library and the Truman Library Institute and co-sponsored by KCUR’s “Up to Date.”
2:36 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 24 min. Income Over the Last Four Decades ; ; Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings ... Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings grew steadily from the 1970s until the the 2000s, when income progress for most people stopped. He attributed the wage stagnation to several factors, including globalization, the information technology revolution, and shifts in policies from the Clinton to the George W. Bush administrations. 
This event was held at NDN headquarters to release Robert Shapiro’s paper titled, “Wage and Salary Growth in the United States: Average Americans Made Steady Progress for Two Generations, Until the Last Decade.”
2:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. LIVE Education Panel Authors Michael Brick, Meira Levinson, and Paul Tough discussed the American public education ... Authors Michael Brick, Meira Levinson, and Paul Tough discussed the American public education system and argued that it was in need of reform. 4:30 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. History of Televised Presidential Debates ; Professor John Splaine discussed the history of presidential debates in the television age and ... Professor John Splaine discussed the history of presidential debates in the television age and screened video examples as he led a discussion on the history and evolution of televised political debates.
The presentation titled “There You Go Again!” was held in the auditorium of the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies, housed at Shepherd University.
4:02 pm ET Approx. 35 min. North Carolina and the 2012 Election ; Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the ... Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the 2012 presidential election. Among other topics Mr. Christensen discussed the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state and key issues for North Carolina voters, and he also answered viewer questions.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part four of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
3:14 pm ET Approx. 1 min. New Book Releases 10/27 A list of new books being released October 27, 2012. A list of new books being released October 27, 2012. 5:42 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Flight of Apollo 7 Apollo 7 was the first manned Apollo mission and the first to transmit live television broadcasts ... Apollo 7 was the first manned Apollo mission and the first to transmit live television broadcasts from orbit. This is a NASA film on the October 1968 Apollo 7 mission.
4:37 pm ET Approx. 36 min. LIVE Biden Campaign Event in Lynchburg, Virginia ; Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden speak at a campaign rally at the Lynchburg City ... Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden speak at a campaign rally at the Lynchburg City Armory in Lynchburg, Virginia. Vice President Biden spoke about former Governor Mitt Romney’s changing stance on issues and how Mr. Romney and Paul Ryan would stop moving the country forward. He also said “America’s not in decline, Romney and Ryan are in denial.” 3:27 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 10-25-12 A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. 5:59 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 19 min. Civil War Historians Discuss the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Duke University History Professor Thavolia Glymph and University of Richmond President Edward ... Duke University History Professor Thavolia Glymph and University of Richmond President Edward Ayers were among the historians who explored the circumstances, outcomes, and ongoing considerations of emancipation. They first placed President Lincoln’s September 1862 issuance of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in the context of the Civil War, then discussed how Americans think and talk about emancipation today. They responded to questions from the audience.
5:15 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Illinois 17th Congressional District Debate Illinois' 17th Congressional District candidates Representative Bobby Schilling (R) and Cheri ... Illinois' 17th Congressional District candidates Representative Bobby Schilling (R) and Cheri Bustos (D) debate campaign issues at Bradley University. 
Courtesy of WTVP.
3:30 pm ET Approx. 45 min. LIVE Book Discussion on Cronkite ; Rice university professor Douglas Brinkley discussed his book Cronkite, in which he talks ... Rice university professor Douglas Brinkley discussed his book Cronkite, in which he talks about the American broadcast journalist and former CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite. He responded to questions from the audience. 7:19 pm ET Approx. 41 min. Detroit's Civil Rights Struggle Panelists discussed Detroit’s civil rights movement of the years 1954-1967, focusing on the ... Panelists discussed Detroit’s civil rights movement of the years 1954-1967, focusing on the late 1950s through early 1960s and discussing what led Detroit to the “Insurrection” of 1967 and its aftermath, including what came to be known as “Urban Development.”
“Detroit’s Civil Rights Struggle: Reconstruction through an Insurrection: Panel 3” was the third and final part of the Detroit Historical Society’s Black Historic Sites Committee’s series “Detroit’s Civil Rights Struggle: Reconstruction through an Insurrection.” It was held at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum
6:13 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Presidential Address President Barack Obama gave his weekly address, in which he discussed the U.S. economy and the ... President Barack Obama gave his weekly address, in which he discussed the U.S. economy and the consumer financial regulations law. 4:45 pm ET Approx. 54 min. LIVE President and Mrs. Lyndon Johnson ; ; Historians Michael Gillette, author of Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History and Mark ... Historians Michael Gillette, author of Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History and Mark Updegrove, author of Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency, talked about the lives of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson. They also responded to questions from the audience. 8:01 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. Overview of World War II History Professor Gary Ostrower of Alfred University in New York examined the origins of World War ... History Professor Gary Ostrower of Alfred University in New York examined the origins of World War II and discussed the war’s major battles and turning points. He also detailed the tactics and weaponry used, and the resulting casualties. The class is from a course on Modern Western History. He responded to questions from students.
6:17 pm ET Approx. 3 min. Weekly Republican Address From St. Louis, Missouri, House of Representatives candidate Ann Wagner gave the weekly ... From St. Louis, Missouri, House of Representatives candidate Ann Wagner gave the weekly Republican Party address, in which she discussed the U.S. economy and tax policy. 5:42 pm ET Approx. 11 min. Book Discussion on Seven Principles of Good Government ; Former Governor Gary Johnson (R-NM), the 2012 Libertarian Party presidential nominee, talked about ... Former Governor Gary Johnson (R-NM), the 2012 Libertarian Party presidential nominee, talked about his new book, Seven Principles of Good Government: Liberty, People, and Politics. He was interviewed while attending FreedomFest, which was held July 11-14, 2012, in Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. 9:45 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Flight of Apollo 7 Apollo 7 was the first manned Apollo mission and the first to transmit live television broadcasts ... Apollo 7 was the first manned Apollo mission and the first to transmit live television broadcasts from orbit. This is a NASA film on the October 1968 Apollo 7 mission.
6:21 pm ET Approx. 7 min. Wisconsin and the 2012 Election ; Craig Gilbert talked about Wisconsin as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential ... Craig Gilbert talked about Wisconsin as a “swing” state in the 2012 presidential election, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included polling data, the impact of the state’s U.S. Representative Paul Ryan selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate, and the recall election of Governor Scott Walker.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes.
This was part three of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
5:54 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Book Discussion on Watergate: A Novel ; Thomas Mallon talked about his book, Watergate: A Novel.
He was interviewed while at ...
Thomas Mallon talked about his book, Watergate: A Novel.
He was interviewed while at the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
The program opened and closed with scenes of the festival and scheduling information.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. Civil War Historians Discuss the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Duke University History Professor Thavolia Glymph and University of Richmond President Edward ... Duke University History Professor Thavolia Glymph and University of Richmond President Edward Ayers were among the historians who explored the circumstances, outcomes, and ongoing considerations of emancipation. They first placed President Lincoln’s September 1862 issuance of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in the context of the Civil War, then discussed how Americans think and talk about emancipation today. They responded to questions from the audience.
6:30 pm ET Approx. 28 min. Cybersecurity Threats ; ; Washington Post investigative reporter Robert O’Harrow and computer security ... Washington Post investigative reporter Robert O’Harrow and computer security researcher Charlie Miller discussed cyber-security vulnerabilities fort all devices ranging from personal computers and telephones to large companies and the nation’s infrastructure and national security. They talked about hackers ranging from mischief-makers, disgruntled employees, thieves, corporate and international espionage, to cyber war and the flaws in digital defenses.
Mr. Miller participated from St. Louis, Missouri.
6:00 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Book Discussion on Neoconservatism ; ; Professor Kristol discussed his book Neo-Conservatism: The Autobiography of an Idea, Selected ... Professor Kristol discussed his book Neo-Conservatism: The Autobiography of an Idea, Selected Essays 1949-1995, published by The Free Press. He talked at length about the development of his personal philosophy which began with Marxism in the 1940s. His outlook became more conservative over the years and the term “neo-conservative” was coined as a criticism of Kristol’s work in the 1980s. He has since adopted the term as apt and descriptive of his thought. His son, William Kristol, formerly an aide to Vice President Quayle, publishes a new conservative magazine, The Weekly Standard. 11:19 pm ET Approx. 41 min. Detroit's Civil Rights Struggle Panelists discussed Detroit’s civil rights movement of the years 1954-1967, focusing on the ... Panelists discussed Detroit’s civil rights movement of the years 1954-1967, focusing on the late 1950s through early 1960s and discussing what led Detroit to the “Insurrection” of 1967 and its aftermath, including what came to be known as “Urban Development.”
“Detroit’s Civil Rights Struggle: Reconstruction through an Insurrection: Panel 3” was the third and final part of the Detroit Historical Society’s Black Historic Sites Committee’s series “Detroit’s Civil Rights Struggle: Reconstruction through an Insurrection.” It was held at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum
7:02 pm ET Approx. 56 min. Wisconsin Senate Debate ; ; The candidates for the seat of retiring Senator Herbert Kohl (D-WI), former Governor Tommy ... The candidates for the seat of retiring Senator Herbert Kohl (D-WI), former Governor Tommy Thompson (R) and U.S. Representative Tammy Baldwin (D) debated various campaign issues at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall. 
Courtesy of WISN-TV.
7:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 14 min. Mason Award Presentation and Lecture ; Author Neil Gaiman delivered the Mason Award lecture and answers questions from the Fall for the ... Author Neil Gaiman delivered the Mason Award lecture and answers questions from the Fall for the Book festival audience. 
The Mason Award, presented annually at the Fall for the Book festival, honors authors who have made “extraordinary contributions to bringing literature to a wide reading public.”
12:01 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Overview of World War II History Professor Gary Ostrower of Alfred University in New York examined the origins of World War ... History Professor Gary Ostrower of Alfred University in New York examined the origins of World War II and discussed the war’s major battles and turning points. He also detailed the tactics and weaponry used, and the resulting casualties. The class is from a course on Modern Western History. He responded to questions from students.
8:01 pm ET Approx. 31 min. Paul Ryan Campaign Event in Zanesville, OH ; Vice-presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at a Romney presidential ... Vice-presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at a Romney presidential campaign event at Zanesville High School in Zanesville, Ohio. Representative Ryan talked about the economy and jobs, and suggested that President Obama should have accomplished more by now.
The program was interrupted twice by technical difficulties.
8:15 pm ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on O.O.P.S. ; Stephen Frantzich discussed his book, O.O.P.S.: Observing Our Politicians Stumble: The Worst ... Stephen Frantzich discussed his book, O.O.P.S.: Observing Our Politicians Stumble: The Worst Candidate Gaffes and Recoveries in Presidential Campaigns, in which he looks at gaffes made by political candidates and assesses the impact of these mistakes on their campaign. This interview, part of Book TV’s College Series, was recorded at the U.S.Naval Academy. 1:45 am ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Flight of Apollo 7 Apollo 7 was the first manned Apollo mission and the first to transmit live television broadcasts ... Apollo 7 was the first manned Apollo mission and the first to transmit live television broadcasts from orbit. This is a NASA film on the October 1968 Apollo 7 mission.
8:32 pm ET Approx. 36 min. Biden Campaign Event in Lynchburg, Virginia ; Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden speak at a campaign rally at the Lynchburg City ... Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden speak at a campaign rally at the Lynchburg City Armory in Lynchburg, Virginia. Vice President Biden spoke about former Governor Mitt Romney’s changing stance on issues and how Mr. Romney and Paul Ryan would stop moving the country forward. He also said “America’s not in decline, Romney and Ryan are in denial.” 8:30 pm ET Approx. 50 min. Book Discussion on Mugged ; Conservative political pundit Ann Coulter talked about her book, Mugged: Racial Demagoguery ... Conservative political pundit Ann Coulter talked about her book, Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama, in which she presents her thoughts on race in America. Ann Coulter spoke at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles. She also responded to questions from the audience. 2:00 am ET Approx. 28 min. Early American Politics ; The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library ... The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas. American History TV visited the library to look at their early American political collection, including ballots, cartoons and party newspapers.
This program contains language which some people may find offensive.
9:09 pm ET Approx. 15 min. Ann Romney at Campaign Event in St. Augustine, Florida Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a “Women for ... Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a “Women for Mitt” campaign event in Florida. She talked briefly about how women have been affected in the past four years, saying more women than men have lost their jobs and gone into poverty. She then spoke about her husband’s character and record.
Ann Romney was accompanied by some of her grandchildren at this event at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center in St. Augustine, Florida.
9:21 pm ET Approx. 19 min. Mugged Book Party Ann Coulter attended a party for the launch of her book, Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the ... Ann Coulter attended a party for the launch of her book, Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama. 2:30 am ET Approx. 58 min. Life and Career of Chester A. Arthur Zachary Karabell examined Chester Alan Arthur, who was propelled into the presidency by the ... Zachary Karabell examined Chester Alan Arthur, who was propelled into the presidency by the assassination of James Garfield and turned his back on the patronage system that had nurtured him. Mr. Karabell argued that in creating a professional civil service he set America on a course toward even greater reforms in the decades to come. Mr. Karabell responded to questions from members of the audience at the Kansas City Public Library in Kansas City, Missouri. The event is part of the “Hail to the Chiefs” series on the American Presidency co-presented by the Kansas City Public Library and the Truman Library Institute and co-sponsored by KCUR’s “Up to Date.”
9:27 pm ET Approx. 41 min. North Carolina and the 2012 Election ; Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the ... Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the 2012 presidential election. Among other topics Mr. Christensen discussed the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state and key issues for North Carolina voters, and he also answered viewer questions.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part four of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
9:40 pm ET Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 10-25-12 A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. 3:30 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 11 min. History of Televised Presidential Debates ; Professor John Splaine discussed the history of presidential debates in the television age and ... Professor John Splaine discussed the history of presidential debates in the television age and screened video examples as he led a discussion on the history and evolution of televised political debates.
The presentation titled “There You Go Again!” was held in the auditorium of the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies, housed at Shepherd University.
10:08 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Democratic Efforts in North Carolina ; Aisha Dew discussed the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina its overall role as ... Aisha Dew discussed the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina its overall role as a “swing state,” and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. She also discussed unemployment in the state, key issues for North Carolina voters, what to watch for on election night in Mecklenburg County, and what her group was doing to energize Democratic voters in North Carolina. 
Only audio of Ms. Dew’s appearance was available due to technical issues with the video feed from Charlotte.
9:42 pm ET Approx. 17 min. Book Discussion on The Tea Party Goes to Washington ; Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about his book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington. He talked ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about his book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington. He talked about his service in the U.S. Senate since January 2011 and the impact that the tea party movement has had on the government and how it has been misrepresented. Senator Paul was interviewed while at FreedomFest, the largest libertarian conference in the U.S., held annually in Las Vegas. 4:42 am ET Approx. 14 min. Book Discussion on The Flight of Apollo 7 Apollo 7 was the first manned Apollo mission and the first to transmit live television broadcasts ... Apollo 7 was the first manned Apollo mission and the first to transmit live television broadcasts from orbit. This is a NASA film on the October 1968 Apollo 7 mission.
10:25 pm ET Approx. 22 min. Republican Efforts in North Carolina ; Gideon Moore talked about the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina and its ... Gideon Moore talked about the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina and its overall role as a “swing state,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.*He also discussed unemployment in the state, key issues for North Carolina voters, what to watch for on election night in Mecklenburg County.
Only audio of Mr. Moore’s appearance was available due to technical issues with the video feed.
10:00 pm ET Approx. 57 min. After Words with David Coleman ; David Coleman, author of The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: ... David Coleman, author of The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: The Secret White House Tapes, discussed using White House tapes and extensive research to paint a picture of the JFK White House after the Cuban Missile Crisis. 5:00 am ET Approx. 44 min. Book Discussion on Stolen Glory ; Dr. Fisher discussed his new book, Stolen Glory: The McKinley Assassination, published ... Dr. Fisher discussed his new book, Stolen Glory: The McKinley Assassination, published by Alamar Books. In the book, the author chronicles the events leading up to the assassination of former President William McKinley and examines the medical evidence to determine whether McKinley could have been saved using today’s medical technology. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience.
10:49 pm ET Approx. 5 min. FEMA and NOAA Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy ; ; Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate, NOAA’s National ... Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate, NOAA’s National Hurricane Center (NHC) Director Rick Knabb, and NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Prediction Director Louis Uccellini held a conference call with media regarding Hurricane Sandy. They provided the latest storm details, as well as an update on ongoing federal actions to prepare for the storm and support state and local partners as Hurricane Sandy continued to move toward the United States mainland.
This program was audio only except for some graphics from government Web sites.
10:58 pm ET Approx. 2 min. New Book Releases 10/27 A list of new books being released October 27, 2012. A list of new books being released October 27, 2012. 5:46 am ET Approx. 10 min. The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense ; Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the ... Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship that took part in the Penobscot Expedition in 1779. The expedition was considered the worst U.S. naval defeat until Pearl Harbor. 
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
11:06 pm ET Approx. 31 min. Paul Ryan Campaign Event in Zanesville, OH ; Vice-presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at a Romney presidential ... Vice-presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at a Romney presidential campaign event at Zanesville High School in Zanesville, Ohio. Representative Ryan talked about the economy and jobs, and suggested that President Obama should have accomplished more by now.
The program was interrupted twice by technical difficulties.
11:01 pm ET Approx. 53 min. Book Discussion on We Have the War Upon Us Author William Cooper, former president of the Southern Historical Association, talked about his ... Author William Cooper, former president of the Southern Historical Association, talked about his book, We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860-April 1861, in which he presents a history of the lead up to the U.S. Civil War. He examined the divided populace in the North and South and the various attempts at compromise that failed. He spoke at the Atlanta History Center and responded to questions from the audience. 6:00 am ET Approx. 48 min. Wounded Knee 1973, Forty Years Later In February 1973, Oglala Lakota Indians and members of the American Indian Movement seized and ... In February 1973, Oglala Lakota Indians and members of the American Indian Movement seized and occupied the town of Wounded Knee, South Dakota. For the next few months hostilities ensued, resulting in both Native American and U.S. officials' deaths. Russell Means, an Oglala Sioux activist, was indicted on charges related to the event but was never convicted. 
Next on American History TV, Mr. Means speaks about his experiences at Wounded Knee as well as the history of Native Americans in the U.S., specifically his personal struggles with the American government. Russell Means is also a film and television actor and has published an autobiography titled, Where White Men Fear to Tread. This hour and twenty minute program was hosted by the Center for Western Studies at Augustana College.
11:37 pm ET Approx. 36 min. Biden Campaign Event in Lynchburg, Virginia ; Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden speak at a campaign rally at the Lynchburg City ... Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden speak at a campaign rally at the Lynchburg City Armory in Lynchburg, Virginia. Vice President Biden spoke about former Governor Mitt Romney’s changing stance on issues and how Mr. Romney and Paul Ryan would stop moving the country forward. He also said “America’s not in decline, Romney and Ryan are in denial.” 11:59 pm ET Approx. 47 min. Book Discussion on American Tapestry ; Author Rachel L. Swarns discussed her book American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, ... Author Rachel L. Swarns discussed her book American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama, in which she examined the people who made up Mrs. Obama’s family tree. She responded to questions from the audience. 6:49 am ET Approx. 7 min. Massachusetts Maritime History ; Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort ... Historian Richard Norton Smith toured three locations along Boston’s North Shore: Fort Sewall in Marblehead, Massachusetts; the Salem Maritime National Historic Site and Custom House; and the Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial.
These stops on the Presidents and Patriots Historical Tours' nine-day “New England by the Sea: Whales, Witches & Writers” tour were on October 7 and 8, 2011.
12:14 am ET Approx. 15 min. Ann Romney at Campaign Event in St. Augustine, Florida Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a “Women for ... Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a “Women for Mitt” campaign event in Florida. She talked briefly about how women have been affected in the past four years, saying more women than men have lost their jobs and gone into poverty. She then spoke about her husband’s character and record.
Ann Romney was accompanied by some of her grandchildren at this event at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center in St. Augustine, Florida.
12:56 am ET Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 10-25-12 A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. 6:59 am ET Approx. 59 min. Q&A with Richard Gilder & Lewis Lehrman ; ; Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman were interviewed about their collection of historical documents ... Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman were interviewed about their collection of historical documents from early U.S. history through modern times. They talked about their collaboration in historical education and preservation, resources for research in American history, and educational programs conducted by the Institute for American History. 
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, founded in 1994, is located in New York City and is dedicated to the study of American history. The interview was conducted in a studio at Pace University in New York City.
12:32 am ET Approx. 41 min. North Carolina and the 2012 Election ; Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the ... Rob Christensen talked about North Carolina’s role as a “swing ” state in the 2012 presidential election. Among other topics Mr. Christensen discussed the unemployment and jobs outlook in the state and key issues for North Carolina voters, and he also answered viewer questions.
“Swing” states are those in which either both major political parties have a strong chance of winning a state’s electoral college votes. As a result both Republican and Democrats campaign more heavily in those states because they represent the best chances to gain electoral votes. 
This was part four of a “Washington Journal” series on the ten “swing” or “battleground” states in the 2012 election: Florida, Nevada, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Ohio.
12:57 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Book Releases 10/27 A list of new books being released October 27, 2012. A list of new books being released October 27, 2012.
1:13 am ET Approx. 17 min. Democratic Efforts in North Carolina ; Aisha Dew discussed the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina its overall role as ... Aisha Dew discussed the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina its overall role as a “swing state,” and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. She also discussed unemployment in the state, key issues for North Carolina voters, what to watch for on election night in Mecklenburg County, and what her group was doing to energize Democratic voters in North Carolina. 
Only audio of Ms. Dew’s appearance was available due to technical issues with the video feed from Charlotte.
12:59 am ET Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Exit Interview ; David Westin, the former president of ABC News, discussed his book Exit Interview, in which ... David Westin, the former president of ABC News, discussed his book Exit Interview, in which he examined how America’s news was researched and reported. The book related behind-the-scenes experiences while covering events such as President Clinton’s impeachment, the 2000 election recount, the 9/11 attacks, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the economic crisis of 2008. He responded to questions from the audience.
1:31 am ET Approx. 22 min. Republican Efforts in North Carolina ; Gideon Moore talked about the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina and its ... Gideon Moore talked about the role Mecklenburg County was playing in North Carolina and its overall role as a “swing state,” and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.*He also discussed unemployment in the state, key issues for North Carolina voters, what to watch for on election night in Mecklenburg County.
Only audio of Mr. Moore’s appearance was available due to technical issues with the video feed.
2:00 am ET Approx. 43 min. Book Discussion on Pity the Billionaire ; Author Thomas Frank talked about his book, Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the ... Author Thomas Frank talked about his book, Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right, in which he looks at the correlation between the poor economy and the revival of conservatism. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
1:54 am ET Approx. 5 min. FEMA and NOAA Conference Call on Hurricane Sandy ; ; Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate, NOAA’s National ... Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate, NOAA’s National Hurricane Center (NHC) Director Rick Knabb, and NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Prediction Director Louis Uccellini held a conference call with media regarding Hurricane Sandy. They provided the latest storm details, as well as an update on ongoing federal actions to prepare for the storm and support state and local partners as Hurricane Sandy continued to move toward the United States mainland.
This program was audio only except for some graphics from government Web sites.
2:43 am ET Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 10-25-12 A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012.
2:10 am ET Approx. 57 min. North Carolina Gubernatorial Debate North Carolina gubernatorial candidates Pat McCrory (R) and Walter Dalton (D) debated various ... North Carolina gubernatorial candidates Pat McCrory (R) and Walter Dalton (D) debated various campaign issues place at North Carolina Wesleyan College.
Courtesy of WRAL.
2:59 am ET Approx. 1 hr. Education Panel Authors Michael Brick, Meira Levinson, and Paul Tough discussed the American public education ... Authors Michael Brick, Meira Levinson, and Paul Tough discussed the American public education system and argued that it was in need of reform.
3:11 am ET Approx. 40 min. Ground Games of the Obama and Romney Campaigns ; Molly Ball talked about the “ground games” of the Obama and Romney campaigns around ... Molly Ball talked about the “ground games” of the Obama and Romney campaigns around the country, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. "Ground games" refer to candidates' field offices, campaign volunteers, and voter contacts. She discussed political campaigns use of “targeted” voter data, and compared the candidates' field offices. She said that Obama campaign offices were very standardized and “almost like a Starbucks or a McDonald’s, a franchise operation,” while Governor Romney’s offices were run by the Republican National Committee and tended to have more information on local candidates. 4:13 am ET Approx. 1 min. New Book Releases 10/27 A list of new books being released October 27, 2012. A list of new books being released October 27, 2012.
3:54 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 35 min. Constitutional Searches and Privacy Criminal, privacy, and constitutional law scholars discussed the upcoming Florida v. ... Criminal, privacy, and constitutional law scholars discussed the upcoming Florida v. Jardines and Florida v. Harris Supreme Court cases. Both cases focused on privacy rights and the reliability of drug-sniffing dogs and working animals in law enforcement efforts to obtain search warrants. Trainer Andy Falco gave a search demonstration with one of his dogs. 4:26 am ET Approx. 1 min. Fairs and Festivals 10-25-12 A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012. A list of book fairs and festivals Oct. 25, 2012.
5:33 am ET Approx. 31 min. Paul Ryan Campaign Event in Zanesville, OH ; Vice-presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at a Romney presidential ... Vice-presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at a Romney presidential campaign event at Zanesville High School in Zanesville, Ohio. Representative Ryan talked about the economy and jobs, and suggested that President Obama should have accomplished more by now.
The program was interrupted twice by technical difficulties.
4:29 am ET Approx. 45 min. Book Discussion on Cronkite ; Rice university professor Douglas Brinkley discussed his book Cronkite, in which he talks ... Rice university professor Douglas Brinkley discussed his book Cronkite, in which he talks about the American broadcast journalist and former CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite. He responded to questions from the audience.
6:05 am ET Approx. 37 min. Biden Campaign Event in Lynchburg, Virginia ; Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden speak at a campaign rally at the Lynchburg City ... Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden speak at a campaign rally at the Lynchburg City Armory in Lynchburg, Virginia. Vice President Biden spoke about former Governor Mitt Romney’s changing stance on issues and how Mr. Romney and Paul Ryan would stop moving the country forward. He also said “America’s not in decline, Romney and Ryan are in denial.” 5:44 am ET Approx. 54 min. President and Mrs. Lyndon Johnson ; ; Historians Michael Gillette, author of Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History and Mark ... Historians Michael Gillette, author of Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History and Mark Updegrove, author of Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency, talked about the lives of Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson. They also responded to questions from the audience.
6:42 am ET Approx. 14 min. Ann Romney at Campaign Event in St. Augustine, Florida Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a “Women for ... Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a “Women for Mitt” campaign event in Florida. She talked briefly about how women have been affected in the past four years, saying more women than men have lost their jobs and gone into poverty. She then spoke about her husband’s character and record.
Ann Romney was accompanied by some of her grandchildren at this event at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center in St. Augustine, Florida.
6:54 am ET Approx. 6 min. Book Discussion on Hemingway's Boat ; Paul Hendrickson talked about his biography, Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in ... Paul Hendrickson talked about his biography, Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost.
He was interviewed while at the 12th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.
The program began and ended with scenes of the festival and scheduling information.